My job is to make your life easier. Did you know that? One of the ways I do so is to pass on must-read links on food writing and blogging. Now you don’t have to have FOMO because [Read more…] about 18 Must-Read Links for Food Writers and Bloggers
A national food magazine editor said something I never thought I would hear.
For years, the big food magazines have not taken food bloggers seriously (except for the Bon Appetit column by Molly Wizenberg of Orangette). Now that some food bloggers have [Read more…] about Fine Cooking Wants Pitches from Food Bloggers
If you want to start, grow or monetize your food blog, I hope you’ll consider joining a website — right now — that shows you the way: Food Blogger Pro.
I’ve been a fan of Bjork and Lindsay Ostrum’s membership program for years. As an affiliate, I am compensated if you join Food Blogger Pro by clicking on the links in this post or the ad to the right.
By now you’ve probably seen the amazing success of the Pinch of Yum food blog, which propelled the couple into a mid-six figure annual income, with millions of [Read more…] about Grow Your Food Blog With Food Blogger Pro
How did two prolific food writers start their book writing careers? By enduring rejection and persevering anyway.
Here’s what rejection looked like from cookbook editors:
A guest post by Suzanne Fass
Cookbook writers may hate me at first if they think that—once they’ve turned in their manuscript to a publisher—they’re done. I make them do more work. I want every cookbook to be the best it can be, the most useful for anyone cooking—and learning—from it.
As a copy editor, I try to save writers from embarrassment. I correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar. I fact-check. I query missing ingredients, missing steps, cross-references to recipes, and anything else that looks weird to me.
So if you’d like to see fewer copy editor corrections and queries in your manuscript, consider these ten points: [Read more…] about 10 Pet Peeves of a Cookbook Copy Editor
What does it take to get on a big radio show like KCRW’s Good Food in Los Angeles? To find out, I arranged to meet Gillian Ferguson, the executive editor of this award-winning [Read more…] about How to Get Interviewed on a Big Radio Show
After a 13-year run, Elise Bauer, one of the most successful food bloggers in the world, has sold her blog and business Simply Recipes. Fexy Media, a digital media investment firm that also owns Serious Eats, bought the site for an undisclosed amount.
Fexy Media announced the news in a press release, and Bauer followed up with [Read more…] about Elise Bauer Sells Simply Recipes Food Blog